John Boyega and Dakota Johnson have been nominated for the EE Rising Star Award 2016.
The Black Mass actress and the Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor will go head-to-head for the coveted prize – which is awarded to an actor or actress who has demonstrated exceptional talent and are destined for bright futures in film and handed out at the BAFTA Awards – alongside Room star Brie Larson,Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Taron Egerton and Equals actress Bel Powley.
John was plucked from relative obscurity to play new character Finn in the seventh installment of the Star Wars franchise
He said: “Thank you to BAFTA and the jury. I’m honoured to be considered for the EE Rising Star Award in this company. What a great way to start the new year.” Read more